Carlos Dada

Carlos Dada is writing a book about the assassination of Archbishop Óscar Romero.

Diary: At the Mexican Border

Carlos Dada, 8 October 2020

LastOctober I was in Mexico, near the border with Guatemala, investigating new migrant routes from Central America to the US. Donald Trump had been putting pressure on the Mexican government to secure its southern border and choke the flow of people heading up through the country: the newly created Mexican National Guard were duly deployed in their thousands along the frontier, and...

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